Antonio Barton will be Vols' starting point guard down the stretch
Published 2/27/2014 at 11:48 p.m. 18 comments
Antonio Barton was on the court during tip-off for the first time in a month Wednesday. It’s something he can get used to again.
Mike Strange: Bruce Pearl can relate to Cuonzo Martin's clutter
Published 2/27/2014 at 8:17 p.m. 13 comments
Tennessee basketball fans, put aside your differences. March in lock step Saturday to support the Vols against archrival Vanderbilt. That’s not coming from me. It’s coming from Bruce Pearl.
Vandy's Stallings stands up for Tennessee's Martin
Published 2/27/2014 at 7:17 p.m. 21 comments
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings says "it's absolutely a joke" that Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin is facing questions about job security in his third season.
UT blocks Bulldog run, beats Mississippi State 75-68
Published 2/27/2014 at 12:06 a.m. 6 comments
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Like a football player celebrating a touchdown, Jarnell Stokes spiked the ball. But the Tennessee forward was far from cheerful after he was whistled for a foul on a driving Roquez Johnson. And the referees who might ...
Mike Strange: Vols fend off the pressure, get a win
Published 2/26/2014 at 11:33 p.m. 15 comments
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Far from home, Tennessee found a safe basketball port in the storm Wednesday night.
Tennessee beats Mississippi State 75-68
Published 2/26/2014 at 11:02 p.m. 0 comments
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Tennessee's Jordan McRae sliced down the lane past three Mississippi State defenders and had a clear path to the basket.
As public disappointment mounts, Tennessee men's basketball team says 'it's not over'
Updated 2/25/2014 at 10:54 p.m. 14 comments
If the Tennessee men’s basketball team’s season has been cut short on account of tumult, word hadn’t reached the players at Pratt Pavilion by Tuesday afternoon.
Matchup: Tennessee at Mississippi State
Published 2/25/2014 at 6:02 p.m. 0 comments
The Vols will take on Mississippi State at Humphrey Coliseum in Mississippi on Wednesday at 8:05 p.m.
Mark Wiedmer: Vols' Martin can't catch a break
Published 2/24/2014 at 7:53 a.m. 5 comments
Some college basketball coaches almost never seem to get a bad break. Duke's Mike Krzyzewski comes to mind, for instance. And, no, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim didn't just whisper that in my ear after the block/charge fiasco that sealed the ...
David Climer: For Tennessee Vols, buying out Cuonzo Martin should be about more than just dollars
Published 2/24/2014 at 7:42 a.m. 19 comments
In case you were wondering, the buyout is $1.56 million. That’s what it would cost the University of Tennessee if it decides to part ways with basketball coach Cuonzo Martin after the season.
Vols promise to fight as NCAA tournament predictions grow grim
Published 2/23/2014 at 10:04 p.m. 14 comments
Jarnell Stokes was the last player out of the locker room. He moved slowly. His words were soft.
Mike Strange: Vols aren't getting much help from the bench
Published 2/23/2014 at 6:19 p.m. 5 comments
Besides the obvious consequence, there was a statistical footnote to Antonio Barton’s buzzer-beating 3-point basket being wiped off the scoreboard at Texas A&M on Saturday.
Mike Strange: A 3-point shot won it after all, but not for the Vols
Published 2/23/2014 at 12:05 a.m. 2 comments
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Some of it was just dumb mean luck. Some was Tennessee’s failure to execute a basic thing like a free throw.
Vols can't overcome close-game curse, dwell on missed opportunities after overtime loss at A&M
Published 2/22/2014 at 10:05 p.m. 40 comments
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Jarnell Stokes got the best look at the shot that might be remembered as the final dagger in the Tennessee men’s basketball team’s chances of making the NCAA tournament as an at-large selection.
Texas A&M forges past Tennessee 68-65 in OT
Updated 2/22/2014 at 8:03 p.m. 0 comments
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Antwan Space sank a 3-pointer in overtime to lift Texas A&M to a 68-65 win over Tennessee on Saturday.
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